New York State Establishes Post-Mortem Right of Publicity and Other New Protections
On November 30, 2020, Governor Cuomo signed legislation extending New York State protections for the right of publicity. This establishes, for the first time in New York, a right of publicity after death, and also extends protections against the use of digitally created replicas of performers as well as against unauthorized depictions of sexually explicit conduct. Read more.
January 26 2021